Walmart selling ebikes, and why I don’t recommend them

Don’t get me wrong, I buy toilet paper, food, shampoo, and other household items from Walmart, just like millions of other consumers, but…I have some

The Luna Wolf Pup Battery Pack

Last year, Luna Cycles produced a battery pack that was fully potted, and every cell is individually fused. They call it the Wolf pack. This

The Revel Propulsion Lightweight 450W Mid Drive

This is a new product, but it’s coming from someone we have known for a long time. Paul Daniel was formerly an engineer at Brammo

Lee Iacocca and the EV Global electric bike

Lee Iacocca recently passed away, and even though he is more well-known for other things, he was also a pioneer when it came to ebikes.

Introduction to battery pack design and building, Part-3

This third installment is mostly about the special considerations that are needed when building a high-amp battery pack, plus…I will list some of the products

Using an eccentric bottom-bracket adapter to install a mid-drive onto a cruiser frame

Older bicycles (and many of the newer affordable style) do not use the common Shimano threaded cartridge bottom-bracket. Instead, they use a larger-diameter smooth tube

Fast Ebike Podcast #3 DIY ebike building and the Wolf Pack creation

our 3rd podcast brings us face to face with one of our favorite builders and a major inspiration to build fusion batteries and the wolf

Fast Ebike Podcast #2 – The Sur Ron Episode

Electricbike.com continued our recent podcast series with podcast #2 with special guest Mark Kitaoka founder of the Sur Ron Owners group on Facebook and Matt

Sur-Ron Spring Upgrades and Updates

Last spring the Sur-Ron exploded onto the scene as one of the hottest ebike products the electric bike community had ever seen. It is fast,

Ebike Pioneer Turbo Bob, RIP

Bob Bandhauer was a tirelessly enthusiastic promoter of electric bikes who lived in San Diego, southern California. Bob noticed that there were a lot of

Saga of the Unicorn Banana Ebike

Editors Note:  One of Luna Cycles’ customers posted this saga about buying a Luna Banana mid drive bike   Got  it stolen…got it back again and

Adding the Bafang Ultra Max to a Frame

Before we get started, adding a Bafang Ultra Max to a frame will involve welding, so if you don’t weld, or…you don’t know someone who

Introduction to battery pack design and building, Part-2

If you are new to battery-pack building, but you are also a pretty capable fabricator, this article will define some of the common materials and

Schwinn selling Bosch mid-drives on Amazon

Schwinn is now selling Bosch mid-drive ebikes through Amazon, and I’ll tell you why this is news. Schwinn I grew up in Southern California, and

Luna Announces the Wolf V2 Naked Pack

Luna is trying to release a new product a day for the month of March as part of their March Madness celebration.  Stay tuned to

Mongoose Envoy, a new longtail cargobike

This isn’t an electric bike, but cargobikes are one of the best platforms for building an ebike. They have always been expensive, and this new